The Nemadji Trail Energy Center is 600MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Minnesota, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||600||–||600||Permitting||Minnesota, the US||ALLETE; Basin Electric Power Coop; Dairyland Power Cooperative|
The project is being developed and currently owned by ALLETE, Basin Electric Power Coop and Dairyland Power Cooperative. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 50%, 30% and 20% respectively.
It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant that will be used for Peakload. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Oil.
The project cost is expected to be around $700m.
The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to Minnesota Power under a power purchase agreement. The offtake capacity is expected to be 312.5MW.
Siemens will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company is expected to provide 1 unit of SGT6 -8000H gas turbine.
ALLETE Inc (ALLETE) is an energy company, with interests in mining facilities, electricity generation, transmission and distribution assets, and water management businesses. The company generates electricity using coal, natural gas, biomass, hydro, wind, and solar, and procures energy through power purchase agreements and market purchases. ALLETE provides electric services on retail and wholesale basis. It develops, acquires, and operates clean and renewable energy projects. Through long-term power sales agreements, ALLETE also develops wind energy facilities to operate or for sale to third-parties. The company offers integrated water management solutions for the biofuel, commercial and institutional, power generation, food and beverage, light manufacturing, and midstream oil and gas industries. ALLETE is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, the US.
About Basin Electric Power Coop
Basin Electric Power Coop (Basin Electric) is a member owned non-profit generation and transmission electric utility. It produces electric energy using coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, distributed, and renewable energy sources; and procures electricity from other parties. The company provides power marketing and telecommunication services; and purchases material, equipment and services. Basin Electric is a member of the nationwide cooperative federation, Touchstone Energy Cooperative. It serves its member rural electric cooperatives and other customers in Nebraska, Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Montana, New Mexico, Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Basin Electric is headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, the US.
About Dairyland Power Cooperative
Dairyland Power Cooperative (DPC) is a not-for-profit electric cooperative that generates and transmits electricity. DPC generates electricity by utilizing various sources of energy including coal, natural gas, hydro, solar, wind and biogas. The electricity generated is transmitted to distribution cooperatives and municipal utilities. DPC provides wholesale electricity and other related services to electric distribution cooperatives and municipal utilities in the in the Upper Midwest region of the US. These cooperatives in turn supply electricity to consumers and fulfill the energy requirements of the people. The company has presence across Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. DPC is headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the US.
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